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Lady beetles

2-spotted lady beetle: Adalia bipunctata (L.)
7-spotted lady beetle: Coccinella septempunctata L.
14-spotted lady beetle: Propylea quatuordecimpunctata L.
Multicolored Asian lady beetle (Halloween beetle): Harmonia axyridis (Pallas)

Coleoptera: Coccinellidae

Several species of lady beetles are active in vineyards. They are generally oval and red to orange with varying numbers of dark spots. Both adults and larvae are predators, eating soft-bodied small insects.

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